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Evidence & Property Technician



Police Radio Systems Coordinator


Job Description

Accreditation Seal The Police Radio Systems Coordinator provides technological support for the Northern Arizona University's trunked radio system and the interconnectivity of computer-aided dispatch and records management systems, mobile data computers, telephone, and desktop computer functions. The System Coordinator manages the multi-agency and multi-jurisdictional use of the trunked radio system. The Systems Coordinator is involved in the following: system management; coordination of research, design, purchase, modification, and installation of specialized communications equipment for various departments and agencies; preparing reports and recommendations for review and participating in special project activities. The Systems Coordinator also provides technological support for general computer systems within the Northern Arizona University Police Department and acts as a liaison to various university departments. This position is also responsible for performing other duties as required. Contact the Human Resources Department for a complete description of this position.

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor's degree in electronics, communications engineering, electrical engineering, and two years experience in land mobile radio (LMR) communications, microwave voice and data transmission/receiving systems, to include development, installation or maintenance of fixed, mobile and portable communications systems; telephone inter-connectivity and supporting computer systems. OR
Associate's degree in electronics, communications engineering, electrical engineering, or related field, and three years experience in LMR communications, microwave voice and data transmission/receiving systems, to include development, installation or maintenance of fixed, mobile and portable communications systems; telephone inter-connectivity and supporting computer systems. OR
Four years of direct experience in LMR communications, microwave voice and data transmission/receiving systems, to include development, installation or maintenance of fixed, mobile and portable communications systems; telephone inter-connectivity and supporting computer systems and one year of managerial experience in said work setting.
Must be able to successfully complete a law enforcement criminal and employment background investigation to include polygraph.
One of the following certifications: OR the ability to obtain within 6 months of employment:
  • Federal Communications Commission (FCC) General Class Radiotelephone certificate
  • National Association of Business and Education Radio (NABER) technician certificate
  • Association of Public Safety Communications Officials (APCO) technician certificate
  • National Association of Radio Technician and Engineers (NARTE) technician certificate
A valid Arizona Class D driver's license at the time of appointment.
Any equivalent combination of experience, training, and/or education.

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Property & Evidence Technician

Starting Salary: $31,729

Uniform and laundry services provided


Job Description

Assisting police officers by performing security - and/or traffic-related duties (i.e., building checks, escorts, revenue transports, point control, etc.)
Receiving, cataloging, storing, securing, and releasing evidence, found property, and items stored for safekeeping.
Receiving, cataloging, issuing, and replacing department equipment and uniforms.
Coordinating department vehicle maintenance and repair with NAU's Fleet Services.
Completing police reports on minor non-felony, non-arrest incidents.
Providing relief police dispatching duties as needed.


Minimum Requirements

One year of experience in security or police field; OR,
Any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills, and abilities have been achieved.
A valid Arizona Class D is required at the time of employment
Special instruction - must be able to successfully complete a law enforcement background investigation to include a polygraph. A criminal and employment history background investigation will be performed before an employment offer is made.


Selection Process

The Northern Arizona University Police Department is committed to hiring high quality individuals who represent the diverse community that we serve. The selection processes following components.

Application Review
Oral Board (must be passed at 70%)
Background Investigation
Polygraph Examination


Probationary Status

In order to attain regular status, the selected candidate must complete a 6-month probationary period.


Employment Benefits

11 to 22 Vacation days per year (depending on length of service)
12 Sick Days per year
10 paid Holidays
Military Leave
Health and Dental Insurance
Life, Accidental Death and Dismemberment, and Long-term Disability Insurance (Short-term Disability Insurance is optional)
Unemployment Insurance
Worker's Compensation
University Tuition Reduction (for employee and dependents)
Employee Assistance Programs
In-service Training Programs
Deferred Compensation plan
Tax Deferred Annuities
Credit Union
Flexible Spending Accounts (medical and dependent care)
Automobile/Home Insurance
Retirement Plan through the Arizona State Retirement System
Police officers are included in the Arizona Public Safety Personnel Retirement System that pays 50% of your average monthly compensation at twenty years of credited service; persons completing thirty-two years of credited service receive 80% of their average monthly compensation (A.R.S. 38-845).

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Flagstaff, Arizona 86011

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